Grazing Club Event

Title: Grazing Club Workshop
Location: Larry and Rosemary Wegner Farm (NW 6-11-25), Virden, Manitoba
Date: August 10

GRAZING CLUB WORKSHOP WITH DR. CHRISTINE JONES

Directions: From Virden at junction of Trans Canada and King Street (traffic lights) head north on Airport Road to Hwy 259. Turn east 1 mile and north 1.5 miles (look for Wegner Land and Cattle Co. sign).

Start time: 9:30 am – 4pm

Registration fee: $25 per person (lunch included)

Instructor: Dr. Christine Jones will discuss management techniques that increase levels of soil biological activity, improving nutrient status, moisture-holding capacity and productivity. She is recognised world-wide for her soil health advocacy and understanding of grassland function.

Agenda:
Morning – Classroom session with Dr. Christine Jones
Lunch – provided by Wegner Family
Afternoon – Pasture Tour of Wegner Farm

  • high stock density grazing
  • value of ground cover
  • riparian grazing
  • Wegner’s grazing plan
  • brush control using livestock

Please RSVP by August 5th to:
Michael Thiele at 204 365-6334 OR mthiele@mymts.net
Date: 2015-08-10